Compare Kroger vs Walgreens BETA

See how working at Kroger vs. Walgreens compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Kroger vs. Walgreens. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Kroger

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Walgreens

Employee Ratings

  • Kroger scored higher in 6 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Walgreens scored higher in 1 area: Senior Management.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 11544 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 18077 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kroger Ceo Rodney McMullen
46%
46%Rodney McMullen
Kroger employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Walgreens Ceo Stefano Pessina
32%
32%Stefano Pessina
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
50%
% Recommend to a friend
48%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
39%
Kroger employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Walgreens employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
34%

Salaries

Walgreens has 10,357 more total submitted salaries than Kroger.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Pharmacy Technician296 Salaries
$11/hr
Courtesy Clerk807 Salaries
$9/hr
Fuel Clerk352 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician2739 Salaries
$17/hr
Walgreens Store Manager967 Salaries
$47,681/yr
Designated Hitter834 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible schedule" was the most mentioned Pro at Kroger.
  • "Good benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Walgreens.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Kroger.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Walgreens.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 496 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 433 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 601 reviews)
"Employee discount"(in 570 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 364 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 349 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 546 reviews)
"Pharmacist"(in 481 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Clicklist Associate

I worked at Kroger part-time for less than a year

Pros

Good atmosphere! Good benefits. Overall- a great place to work

Cons

long hours, not very structured

Advice to Management

add more variety to shifts

Current Employee - CSA - Customer Service Associate

I have been working at Walgreens full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great benefits, room for growth, and fairly simple job

Cons

Upper management can be rude depending what location

Advice to Management

Everyone works for Walgreens who's in the building, so even if you're a manager please help when lines get long or to help with daily tasks instead of "being too good" to do certain tasks.

Job Postings

Walgreens has 33,156 more recently posted open jobs than Kroger.